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Edmonds, Gill

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(?   -    ) UK teacher and author whose first novel, The Common (1984), is a Dystopian vision of a Near-Future London where the texture of life has been brutalized by Overpopulation; the common of the title – South London Commons – becomes a haunt of feral children. The Silkie (1986) is fantasy about Scottish mermaids. [JC]

Gill Edmonds



  • The Common (London: Blond and Briggs, 1984) [hb/Barrie Thorpe]
  • The Silkie (London: Muller, Blond and White, 1986) [hb/]


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